• Question: what do you think is the most significant UN answered maths problem and why?

    Asked by Mother PI on 24 Jan 2020.
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      William Pettersson answered on 24 Jan 2020:

      Most significant is a bit subjective, as it depends on your viewpoint. For instance, the question “Does P = NP” is important in my field, but the answer is not relevant for most day-to-day activities that people undergo, so it won’t necessarily revolutionise the world.

      Having said that, I do think the “Does P = NP” is an important question